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Garland L. Clements
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Garland L. Clements

Garland L. Clements, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018.
He was born July 28, 1930, to Cecil Forrest, Sr., and Alma Beatrice (Carter) Clements in Pickering, Missouri. Garland was a member of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict where he was a Master Sgt. Chef.
He married Yolonda June “Lonnie” Hull Emery September 8, 1962.
Garland was an Area Maintenance Supervisor at the Missouri State Highway Department for 38 years.
He was a member of Ashland United Methodist Church; the American Legion; and V.F.W. Post 442, Maryville.
Garland was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Cecil Forrest Clements, Jr.; and sisters, Barbara Ann Atkins and Shirley Kay Moutray.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Yolonda June “Lonnie” Hull Emery Clements; children, Garlinda “Linda” Royle (Ron), Savannah, Missouri, Sandra Bascue (Marvin), Olathe, Kansas, Denise Emery, Bristol, Pennsylvania, Cathy Billings (Darren), Savannah, David “Dave” Clements, St. Joseph, and Patricia “Patty” Epling (Doug Potter), Lee’s Summit, Missouri; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 13, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Savannah Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, March 12, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online guest book and obituary at

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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506





1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Cemetery Details


Savannah City Cemetery

402 Court St.
Savannah, MO

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimers Association


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